Pollen on a miner bee. Miner bees (or chimney bees) are one of many familiar black and yellow summertime bees often mistaken for bumble bees. They are garden pollinators and serve an increasingly important role as honey bee populations decline.
Charming Fairy Cottage - lots of great ideas here but what I really wanted to save was the idea for the floor - stones with a plaster/grout mix - such a wonderful idea! - 40 Magical DIY Fairy Garden Ideas - Crafting For Holidays